W has committed war crimes against both the Islamic countries as his "Shock and Awe" tactic has decimated-Afghanistan and Iraq, but also against our military.
W has failed so now the thugs in his administration will come up with lies to feed the US public, most notably by altering Petraeus' September report!
Rumsfeld's statement about not going to war with the army you wished you had, but the army you had, was insane and since W didn't do a thing to protect our soldiers he's responsible for the crimes that have been perpetrated against them. There was no imminent threat from Hussein's WMD-which were non-existent-so why didn't big bro 43 and Rummy wait until they possessed the military they wanted? No, they wanted to rush our military off in HumVees that weren't protected so they could accomplish what? Nothing was defined so how could we know when they had achieved "Mission Accomplished"?
W is so gruesomely abusing our soldiers that they are forced to drink energy drinks to stay awake. They can't relax and even when they go home their minds are reliving the horrors of the urban guerrilla warfare that doofus-in-chief has subjected them to.
Not only Senator Reid is convinced we've failed in Iraq, but the article US 'Surge' in Iraq 'Likely to Fail': British Lawmakers indicates our only remaining ally is also.
The latest strategy realignment of turning Sunnis against their former al-Qaeda comrades is just the latest hypocrisy as the article Former Insurgents Face al-Qaeda Wrath indicates.
The article U.S. Military Starts New Iraq Offensive should bring us hope, if we hadn't learned from the past.
The article Fatigue cripples US army in Iraq states "Exhaustion and combat stress are besieging US troops in Iraq as they battle with a new type of warfare. Some even rely on Red Bull to get through the day. As desertions and absences increase, the military is struggling to cope with the crisis.... They are on duty for five days at a time and off for two days. When they get back to the forward operating base, they do their laundry and sleep and count the days until they will get home. It is an exhaustion that accumulates over the patrols and the rotations, over the multiple deployments, until it all joins up, wiping out any memory of leave or time at home. Until life is nothing but Iraq...A whole army is exhausted and worn out....Where once the war in Iraq was defined in conversations with these men by untenable ideas - bringing democracy or defeating al-Qaeda - these days the war in Iraq is defined by different ways of expressing the idea of being weary. It is a theme that is endlessly reiterated as you travel around Iraq.”
'The army is worn out. We are just keeping people in theatre who are exhausted,' says a soldier working for the US army public affairs office who is supposed to be telling me how well things have been going since the 'surge' in Baghdad began.
They are not supposed to talk like this. We are driving and another of the public affairs team adds bitterly: 'We should just be allowed to tell the media what is happening here. Let them know that people are worn out. So that their families know back home. But it's like we've become no more than numbers now."
This is an atrocity W is perpetrating against soldiers who have served our country. Maybe "Chicken Hawks" such as "bubble boy" and the impotent, "dickless president of vice" haven't experienced the horrors of war but can't they have common compassion for our military?"
It is a weariness that has created its own culture of superstition. There are vehicle commanders who will not let the infantrymen in the back fall asleep on long operations - not because they want the men alert, but because, they say, bad things happen when people fall asleep. So the soldiers drink multiple cans of Rip It and Red Bull to stay alert and wired. But the exhaustion of the US army emerges most powerfully in the details of these soldiers' frayed and worn-out lives. Everywhere you go you hear the same complaints: soldiers talk about divorces, or problems with the girlfriends that they don't see, or about the children who have been born and who are growing up largely without them."
Our military, and their families decimated for what? They have been subjected to "Stop Loss" and longer rotations and deteriorating equipment and morale because of "GWOT"! 'I counted it the other day,' says a major whose partner is also a soldier.
"Not only that," says Major Stacie Caswell, an occupational therapist with a combat stress unit, "but because of the nature of what we do now, the number of tasks in comparison with previous generations - even as you are finishing your 15 months here you are immediately planning and training for your next tour.' Valentine adds: 'There is no decompression."
W has committed war crimes against our military! The suicide rate in the US military has never been higher than now and this goof, who skipped out on his reserve duties, tries to pretend that he understands the cares of reservists. He has trapped them in unending urban guerrilla warfare just for the sake of a few red state votes.
All of the foolish ploys that he has utilized against the non-specific "those who are against us" in his Iraqi theatre of GWOT proves that nothing can work! Years ago Rumsfeld's "slog memo" realized that we could ever kill enough terrorists quickly enough to reduce the numbers of terrorists-whose very numbers are increasing geometrically as a result of W's use of "Shock and Awe". Hasn't someone read that memo to the "intellectually incurious" one?